U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec Promotes Peace through Sports – Laikipia Highland Games

U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec attended the  8th annual Laikipia Highlands Games on September 19, celebrating the event’s goal of promoting peace through sports. The Laikipia Highland Games were created by the Gallmann Memorial Foundation in response to Kenya’s post-election violence of 2007-2008. Every year, various tribes including Pokot, Samburu, Kikuyu, Kalenjin, come ...
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U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec Visits Amboseli National Park with Kibera School for Girls

Students World Elephant Day and International Youth Day U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec visited Amboseli National Park with students from Kibera School for Girls and PCEA Imbirikani School on August 12, to celebrate World Elephant Day. Over 100 students attended the festivities that included a safari, the first for many of the girls, ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec for Opening of the Ministry of Health Buildings

Cabinet Secretary James Macharia, Waziri, Waheshima, Mabibi na mabwana, Ladies and gentlemen, Hamjambo! Habari zenu? Good morning. Thank you for the opportunity to be with you today for this long-anticipated event. The United States has collaborated with Kenya now for over 50 years, since independence, on helping to improve the health and wellbeing of the ...
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Tom Frieden Visits Nairobi, Kenya

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Kenya welcomed CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden as he traveled through Nairobi on August 6, as part of his African tour. Dr. Frieden met with CDC Kenya Country Director Dr. Kevin DeCock and other senior staff members to discuss the planned establishment of a National Public Health Institute, ...
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Muslim Education and Welfare Association (MEWA) Information Center, American Corner (MIC-AC) Mombasa Holds Social Media Training

Muslim Education and Welfare Association (MEWA) Information Center at American Corner (MIC-AC) Mombasa Librarian Biasha Omar Seif hosted a two-day social media workshop for over 150 youths from Mombasa.  The attendees included form four graduates and university students. The workshop was conducted by the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) and Jukumu Letu.  The program covered training on blogging and ...
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SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

Smithsonian Celebrates Kenya at the 2014 Folklife Festival www.festival.si.edu The Smithsonian celebrates the diversity and traditions of Kenya and its people with the 2014 Folklife Festival program “Kenya: Mambo Poa.”  The program will feature more than 80 participants, including athletes, wildlife experts, archeologists and artists highlighting the East African country’s rich cultural heritage. The Festival will ...
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Groundbreaking Ceremony at Kijani Ridge Housing Complex

U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec joined Cabinet Secretary of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Amina Mohamed, Governor of Kiambu County William Kabogo and Tatu City leaders and investors on July 11, for a groundbreaking ceremony of the Kijani Ridge Housing Complex. Tatu City is one of Kenya’s largest residential development projects and has ...
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U.S. Embassy Nairobi Runs Lewa Marathon

U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec, along with other members of U.S. Embassy Nairobi, ran the 16th Annual Safaricom Marathon to support the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy on 27 June. Almost 1,500 racers from around the world took part in the marathon. The course includes a full marathon of 42 km and a half marathon ...
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U.S. Embassy Nairobi American Reference Center Names ‘Writing for the Internet’ Contest Winners

U.S. Embassy Nairobi American Reference Center (ARC) named James G. Mwangi, Rose Njoroge and Roseleen Nzioka as the first, second and third place winners, respectively, of the writing competition Writing for the Internet. This online course is sponsored by the ARC and by Voice of America (VOA) Learning English. The course focuses on the structure ...
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American Corner Nakuru Hosts Storymoja Festival

Kenya Library Services Nakuru Branch American Corner (AC) Nakuru together with the Public Affairs Section of U.S. Embassy Nairobi supported the regional Storymoja Festival held in Nakuru May 28-30. The 3-day festival attracted thousands of students, teachers, artists, musicians, publishers and business people. The Storymoja Festival is a platform to showcase, discover and nurture local ...
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AC Lamu Supports Recruitment of Young African Leaders

American Corner (AC) Lamu hosted an event on October 28, introducing youth in the area to the Mandela Washington Fellowship, a program under U.S. President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). The initiative involves young leaders from across Africa studying from 4-6 weeks at institutions of higher learning in the United States. AC Lamu ...
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YALI Fellows Picked

46 Young Kenyan Leaders Chosen for the YALI Fellowship 2014 Forty-six outstanding young Kenyan leaders, selected from over 5,000 applicants, have been invited to participate in U.S. President Obama’s first-ever Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellowship.  The 46 Kenyans will join 450 other exceptional leaders from across Africa in a six-week academic and training program ...
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